After suspending the INF Treaty, neither Russia nor America wasted much time announcing new missile projects. What are the implications for European security of a new generation of theatre missiles? The Euromissile Crisis of the 1980s has some clues.
Author: Kristian Kennedy
Welcome to a Post-INF World
Whither the INF Treaty? The Trump administration has announced that America will withdraw from the treaty. NATO endorses Washington’s finding that Russia is non-compliant. Major dilemmas await Washington and Europe in a post-INF Treaty world.
Destabilizing Missile Politics Return to Europe, Part II: For Russia, Pershing II Redux?
This is the second of a two-part series analyzing the impact of the changing theatre missile landscape and the INF Treaty. The first part considered the future of the INF Treaty on transatlantic relations. Part II looks at Russian perspectives on the treaty.
Destabilizing Missile Politics Return to Europe, Part I: NATO Between Scylla and Charybdis
This is the first of a two-part series analyzing the impact of Europe’s changing intermediate-range missile landscape and the fate of the INF Treaty.
Missile Defence Security Dilemmas in Europe: A Return to History
Against the backdrop of events in Ukraine, it will take a formidable diplomatic effort to arrest a tit-for-tat missile dynamic between NATO and Russia.
The Missile Balance Beyond Europe Will Determine the Future of the INF Treaty
In his latest article, Kristian A. Kennedy examines the modernization of intermediate-range missiles outside of Europe and discusses the relevancy of the unmodified INF Treaty in the 21st century.
What would George Kennan think of “Containment 2.0”?
Kristian Kennedy discusses the extent to which Obama’s actions in Russia are a modern application of Kennan’s Cold War policy of containment.
What the P5+1 Negotiations on Iran’s Nuclear Program mean for Missile Defence in Europe
NATO Council member Kristian Kennedy discusses how negotiations with Iran may impact missile defence in Europe.
NATO, Russia, Ballistic Missiles and the Dilemmas of Collective Defence
Kristian A. Kennedy on the context, consequences and implications of the NATO decision to deploy surface-to-air interceptors to strengthen Turkey’s air defence.